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Nov 7, 2012 7:00am PST
them to do it. >>> well, there are new fears of political gridlock in washington. the challenge facing congress as america approaches the fits cal clinch. >>> and trouble on eastbound 24 and find out why westbound 24 is a mess headed the other way. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, november 7th. this morning, the state of florida remains too close to call but president obama has more than the 270 electoral votes needed to win re- election. the race was called after the president captured several battleground states including ohio, colorado, wisconsin and iowa. [ cheers ] >> thousands of supporters cheered as the president, first lady and their two daughters emerged at the victory party. >> while our road has been hard, while our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up. we have fought our way back and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america the best is yet to come. >> president obama and his family spent the in chicago. >>> mitt r
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Nov 18, 2012 10:00am PST
. ♪ >> chris: and hello, again from fox news in washington. we'll talk with our guests in a moment but first an update on the tense military situation on the gaza border. leland vittert has the latest. leland? >> reporter: chris, israel is very much a country on the brink of war. we have seen hundreds, if not thousands of tanks and personally carriers, ready to push into the gaza strip, in a moment's notice, because the airstrike simply did not stop the rockets flying out of gaza, towards israel. and the iron dome intercepted a number of those rockets today. however, about 8 or 10 got through, causing a half dozen injuries inside of southern israel. and, for the israelis, the airstrikes continued pounding away, day five of hitting the gaza strip, so far the airstrikes killed 50-plus people, half of them civilians, including a number of children and the air forces hit almost a thousand targets, and, leveled much of hamas's infrastructure, inside of the gaza strip. as for the ground war, which certainly caused more civilian casualties, a major escalation. israel called up 30,000 reservis
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Nov 26, 2012 4:00am PST
. >>> lawmakers return to washington today with just 35 days until the "fiscal cliff" happens. and believe it or not, airlines are trying to keep queue on time. we'll explain now. >>> first business starts now. >>> you are watching first business. >>> good morning, it is monday, november 26, i am bill, so, did you survive black friday and welcome to super mondays. the holiday shopping season is now if full swing. we are going to spend more the last few weeks of the year than last year. remember tomorrow is giving tuesday. consider what you might do. >>> 35 days now for congress to solve that little impasse . this week they are going to try to make a deal. and is europe just buying greece? today finance minterred meet again to talk about releasing more billions your rows. >>> and now tim, he is the managing partner, so, tim, the eu, they are met meting again today and it still looks like they need money to go to greece. how much are traders going be paying attention to this? >> well, i think it is going p quite a bit of attention because it is a critical issues. and after three year
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Nov 8, 2012 12:00pm PST
of a woman stabbed to death in her home last month. the 24-year-old darnell washington facing nine counts in connection with the killing of the 55-year-old. washington didn't give a plea this morning. he was told to return to court in richmond next week. washington was sent back to california after he and his wife were arrested in seattle driving a car taken from the victim's home. >> a man who was injured while celebrating the giant's world series win has died. san francisco police say that the 37-year-old shaun moffet said he was attacked around 9:30 p.m. on october 28th. he told his roommate several people surrounded him and hit him in the head with a metal object. he called the police the next day after his injuries got worse. police are considering the case a suspicious death as they wait for autopsy results. >>> san jose police are questioning a man on why he allegedly had a live snake in his car. offers detonated explosive device late last night near the airport. they had pulled the driver over and found a suspicious device in the vehicle. they shut down the area including a
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Nov 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
finish here at usc and oregon next week at cal who lost a tough one friday night against washington, and a huge one with stanford and, of course, the civil war at oregon state. a very tough schedule for oregon down the stretch. >> gus: barner running. hayes pullard with the tackle. a huge day for kenjon barner. prior to that, 37 carries, 295 yards. 4 touchdowns. chip kelly and his oregon team, he has now rushed for 300 yards, officially 38 carries, 300 yards, averaging 8 yards per carry, breaking lamichael james' record most rushing yards in a game at the university of oregon. >> charles: you don't want to take a loss here for the record purpose, right? you don't want to drop down below 300. >> gus: they hand it to him. he won't take a loss at all! kenjon barner, again, that's number five! kenjon barner with 322 yards rushing. 5 touchdowns. >> charles: they wear you down physically, but they also wear you down mentally. because they keep you thinking, and at an extremely fast rate all game long. and after a while, it's hard for those synapses to keep coming together and figuring out
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Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
after the thanksgiving break. in washington allison burns, in washington ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> look at all those wild turkeys in danville there. some bay area residents say turkeys are invading their yards and leaving droppings on their cars. it is also a serious problem after hitting a flock of turkeys. they recommend using a water hose to shoe them from your home. >> the sacramento information could curb funds. it allows manufacturers to curb production by giving them the option of purchasing credits to keep greenhouse gases above a certain cap. >>> and they are making arrests over blackout wednesday. and the number of dui arrests coming up in the city and where fights broke out, we will have more and explain. >> and we have some problems but as people are heading out, it looks pretty good. >> yes, one of the things i want to let you know, interstate 580 is back open again after the police activity and it went along and take a look at the count my and we see some flashing lights or perhaps something is going on and we will let you know. i see it moving up there, the
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Nov 20, 2012 4:00am PST
for the cliff hanger in washington. they were buying the market with both hands on monday, leaving green arrows pointing higher across the screen for stocks and commodities. federal reserve chair ben bernanke speaks today at a new york economic club meeting. he's expected to talk about monetary easing and the economic recovery. eurozone leaders meet today to talk about bailout funding for greece. and the world bank says more droughts are likely world-wide as global temperatures continue to rise. violence is ratching up in the middle east. john brady of rj o'brien joins us now for a look at the trading day from cme group. good to have you on the show this morning. > > thank you much. > > oil prices were higher yesterday by almost 3% during the session at one point. is the middle east the main driver behind the move? > > i don't think so actually. i think the the strength in crude was mirrored by strength in other commodities as well, and specifically risk assets had a super day on monday with the idea that over the course of the weekend, treasury secretary geithner, president obama
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Nov 28, 2012 12:00pm PST
waiting for every bit of news or rumors coming out of washington. the dow is up 79. the nasdaq is up 14. s & p is up 7. >>> 400,000 unemployed californians are also closely watching the fiscal cliff negotiations in washington, d.c. that's because emergency federal unemployment benefits are due to expire december 29, unless congress extends them. in california notices of the possible loss of benefits are in the mail this week. >>> powerball ticket sales are soaring today as the clock ticks down to tonight's drawing of a record jackpot. people all over the country are joining the rush to get rich. the powerball pay off has ballooned to more than $550 million. it's still growing. there are no powerball tickets sold in california. one of eight state that is don't sell powerball tickets. many are are relying on out of state friends to buy them a ticket. others are taking a trip to oregon to buy their chance at the good life. >>> today, a live look outside shows the sun has emerged from behind some of the rain clouds. the break is not expected to last for long. we're tracking the next r
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Nov 12, 2012 4:00am PST
for washington. can two sides of the aisle reach an agreement on one plan? the unemployment rate for veterans is dropping. what sectors are hiring the most heros. plus, apple devices are getting more complex to make. why it could mean a longer wait for apple gadgets. and, how superstorm sandy could affect home depot stock this week. keep it here, first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning. it's monday, november 12. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: stocks drop. the dow & s&p 500 fell 2% last week. some traders say it was just good old profit taking. others believe the fall was out of fear of the looming fiscal cliff. the market could have a heavy metal reaction today to a deal that was announced late friday. precision castparts is buying titanium metals for $2.9 billion in cash. in the "affairs to remember" category, christopher kubasik, who was on his way to becoming the ceo of lockheed martin, resigned after revealing an affair with an employee. cia director david patraeus also resigned frid
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Nov 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
new star power of rg3. washington spent thanksgiving in dallas today and robert griffin iii adds more big plays to his resume. a 60-yard touchdown. robert griffin iii completes 20- 28 passes. 4 touchdowns and a pick. washington scores 28 points in the 2nd quarter. this is rg3's pass to pierre garcon for another 59-yard score. redskins win in dallas 38-31. both teams are 5-6. lions lost their 9th straight thanksgiving game today, hosting houston. justin forsett. they thought he was done but nobody blows a whistle so he runs for the touchdown. the coach threw a red flag to challenge the call but it is not a challengeable play but he isn't down. both teams missed field goals in over time. texans get a second chance. sneaking in a 32-yarder. houston wins. st. mary's men beats drexel. that is sports for this thanksgiving day. >> thank you. >>> the martinez rover made a -- the mars rover made a big discovery. a nasa scientists says the find is for the history books. the rover made the discovery. it examines the soil for water and other evidence of life. nasa could release the details as soo
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Nov 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
lead in ohio. but a new poll shows nationwide the race remains a virtual deadlock. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters across the country support president obama. while 48% say they are voting for his challenger mitt romney. >>> new at noon community members in an east oakland neighborhood at this hour are celebrating the groundbreaking of a new business center development. the project promises about 100 new jobs for the community and would finally bring a grocery store to the neighborhood. new at noon ktvu's brian flores is at the event in mcought there boulevard in east oakland, good afternoon. >> reporter: hi, good afternoon to you as you can see behind me there is not much besides dirt and construction crews but in less than a year a new grocery store and business development is expected to arise here and give people new jobs and hopefully new hope. >>> just a few minutes ago city officials community members and business leaders held a ceremony of a new grocery store built here, foodco, has broke ground on the super market set to open by 2013. this is the f
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Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
? >> first ever friday night -- they are doing this game on friday, washington and cal. temperature about 60, mostly cloudy and mild. if you're going, you're probably there. cloud cover will be out there. light drizzle up on the north bay. and it's just kinds of lingered. we will see drizzle maybe tonight along the coast, but that's about it. as we go into the forecast mode tomorrow morning, it's going to be cool, and a little patchy fog. not as much as this morning. 48 in vallejo, saturday morning, sunny in the afternoon, clouds clear out, tomorrow will be a great day, and it's going to be warmer. five day forecast will be back. i'll let you look at the sunday. >>> you may be wondering why i'm holded this mini bat. in the city tomorrow, something unusual is taking place. louisville slugger it hosting a scavenger hunt for these bats. of this the giants logo, and they say world series chapel -- champions. it starts at at and it the mark. >>> -- at&t park. >>> at 9:00 this evening, tune in for the special giants world champions sweeping succession. our sports director with side dah blue rel
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
storied home of george washington. >> and in washington, where everything is highly -- >>> the secretary of the interior came out from washington today for a visit. and a decision is expected soon on whether to preserve a unique marine wilderness or dozens of jobs. >> reporter: clear, cold water, and thousands of oysters. >> there's no chemical use whatsoever. it's truly the best example we have anywhere of sustainable food production. >> reporter: this is drakes bay oyster company. and today, for the first time, he hosted the secretary of the interior, ken salazar. >> but i chose to come here today because of the importance of this issue. >> reporter: the issue, a 40- year federal lease that allows drakes bay oyster company to operate within the point reyes national seashore. kevin says his business produces about 40% of the state's oysters. he says if he loses his farm, a lot of people are losing a lot more. >> i'm hoping before november 30, the secretary of the interior notifies this community that they're not gonna lose these jobs. >> reporter: he is asking for an extension
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00am PST
live report from washington on when he are hearing lawmaker who heard him testify. >>> the fbi agent who started the investigation that led to the resignation said a shirtless photograph of him found in the e-mail of jill kelley was meant as a joke. fredricks humphries said he was making fun of himself and it wasn't sexual. it shows him posing with a pair of dummies. everybody thought they looked like him so hee mailed the photograph to friends with a caption saying which one is fred? >> it is 7:08. a memorial is planned in vallejo this weekend to remember an officer killed in the line of duty. its been one year since the officer was allegedly shot and killed by henry smith junior accused of leading police on a chase after he robbed a bank the memorial is planned for tomorrow morning on the steps of city hall. the suspect will appear in court for his hearing on november 27th. >> we have major east bay traffic problems. sal has the information. >> reporter: we have the problems at the toll plaza because of that earlier crash, happened much earlier. the traffic is getting a little bett
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Nov 26, 2012 7:00am PST
. >>> happening now -- you are looking at live pictures from washington, d.c. of the official capitol christmas tree. it arrived just moments ago. you can see it there lying horizontally. it's a 65-foot tree. it's being delivered from white river national forest in colorado. the tree will be covered with 5,000 ornaments and it will be lit by house speaker, john boehner, doing the honors to power that tree on december 4th. so look forward to that. but pretty shot there. >> how would you like to deck kate that -- decorate that. >> yeah. >>> why a gas company president is defending a worker who caused the massive explosion in massachusetts. [chanting] >>> and what's happening in egypt after several days of violent clashes after the new leader's power grab. you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be to
FOX
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
neck and neck. the washington post tracking poll shows 49% of likely voters across the country port president obama while 48% say they are voting for his republican challenger mitt romney. >>> your time is 7:03. in overnight news a san francisco apartment fire could have been a lot worse according to neighbors. if one man would have not sumped into action. the fire started at 10:30 last night on balboa street in the richmond district. a man who lives in the building filmed this video. he talked to a neighbor who was fighting the flames with a fire extinguisher before the firefighters arrived. [ inaudible ] >> the firefighters are telling us at least one person has been displaced. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> a man in san jose is very lucky to be alive this morning. thanks to his dog who helped save him from his burning house. fire broke out on ivy creek circle about 9:00 last night. crews say the dog kept barking. woke up the man who then took three of his dogs and then ran out of the house. one of his dogs though did not get out and died in the fire. fire
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Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
washington, d.c. newsroom to tell us why the president's meeting with the prime minister of cambodia and why it's a little tense. alison. >> reporter: dave, this is the first time a u.s. president has visited cambodia. here's video we brought in about 45 minutes ago. of president obama arying for the east asia summit. while it is all smiles on stage white house officials say it was a tense meeting for the president with the cambodian prime minister. president obama spent most of the meeting highlighting the need for free and fair elections and the release of political prisoners. in myanmar president obama met with aung san suu kyi who led the struggle against military rule and is now a government leader. president obama encouraged continuing democratic reforms. >> reforms launched from the top of society must meet the aspirations of citizens who form its foundation. >> reporter: president obama was also in bangkok, thailand where he and is secretary of state hillary clinton visited a buddhist temple. while he was there president obama asked for prayers to help with the budget challenges back
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
moving ahead and what is ahead for the gridlock in washington. >> governor jerry brown is celebrating a historic victory this morning for the first time since 2004 california approved a tax hike on a statewide proposition. voters have passed proposition 30. his education tax initiative 54% to 46% with 95% of the precincts reporting. ktvu tara moriarty is in san francisco this morning where voters were overwhelmingly backing that measure. >> that is right here in san francisco most voters voted yes in favor of prop 30. and the general feeling here in the city is that public schools need help. case in point mission heights school. this is the oldest high school in san francisco and test scores well they have been struggling with that over the years. prop 30 passage may be the shot in the arm this school needed. other areas of california that saw support for 30 alameda and santa cruz counties. los angeles also backed it but moe dark and more rural central areas of the state saw the least amount of support. prop 30 will raise the states sales tax by a quarter of a credit for four years and
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Nov 28, 2012 5:00am PST
reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, allison burns has more on avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: he will sit down at the white house with some who backed mitt romney and also will be trying to sell his plan to avoid the so called fiscal cliff about spending cuts that kick in at the end of next month. it was another down day on wall street as investors grow increasingly worried about whether they can avoid financial disaster. they are deadlocked over raising taxes on well, the they are americans. -- wealthier americans. sea think he should stop campaigning. >>> they are working out an agreement and he is back on the campaign trail, presumably with the same old talking points we are quite familiar with. >> reporter: but they say the white house is fully engaged while taking his case to the public. >> now that the election is over, we should stop talking to them about these vital issues i think is bad advice. >> reporter: how the president is taking his message to social media i will have that during my next update. allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and c
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
washington redskins lost yesterday to the panthers which may be bad news for president obama. superstition has it, a washington win the weekend before an election means a win for the incumbent. a redskins loss means a win for the challenger. this held true 17-18 times. another prediction, the president will get another term thanks to the san francisco giants. 67% when the national league team like the giants won the world series a democrat won the white house. >>> the 49ers marked a major milestone today at their new stadium. crews installed a 35,000-pound piece of pre-cast concrete, hoisting it to the suit tower. there will be 2,000 of these sections used for the threats, risers and steps. the stadium is on scheduled to open in time for the 2014 nfl season. >>> the chp says a major freeway is closed because of a wildfire. 350 acres burned along i-15 in san bernardino county. there were no accidents before it was closed about 11:00 a.m. winds pushed the fire in that rural area. >>> the meteors, the halloween fire balls can be seen. that is because of the peak of activity and the brightness
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
open to the public. in washington, jacqueline felt. >>> the highway patrol is investigating a car accident in contra costa that turned into a shooting. the chp says the drivers got out of their vehicles, got in an argument, and one of them opened fire ontory. on the other. the driver that fired the shot ran from the scene and has not been fired. >>> four people are under arrest after a shooting in menlo park. they received several reports of gunfire from a home on madera avenue. they found four people in their teens and 20s and two high capacity assault rifle, a semi- automatic, and ten ounces of marijuana. they believe they are part of a criminal street gang. >>> coming up at 6:00, the latest incident, the growing gang problem for menlo park. police are blaming a certain group with an infamous name. >>> policing investigating a body found in a trash can. they found an unconscious man in a trash can outside a home on 10th street. he died in the hospital. neighbors paid their respects. the coroner identified the victim as joshua perez of union city. perez had stayed at the home on
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Nov 11, 2012 5:00am PST
of going after solutions we're having a fight in washington. >> we're going to talk about policy in a minute. i want to talk to you first, michael. you were there. you were at the epi center of this transfer of power. what was it like to be in chicago? >> it was exciting. i mean, people were talking about the enthusiasm gap. i said look. i do a lot of renewal of vows as a minister. and the second time around of course it's different. you know more about him. you know about her. you're a little bit more jaded. you ain't getting flowers every day. but the bill's being paid, baby got shoes and everybody good. so that's the renewal of vows obama. look, i'm out here doing my thing. and it was tremendous. it was electric. it was the understanding that this is a real choice in america between two different options, one of which is selfish and redistributing wealth upward to those who are wealthy, and another one that is concerned about the poor and at least about the middle class. so in that sense, people felt that hey, we ratified today the fundamental principles of democracy, not just gi
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Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
being done at a bone fragment to see if it belongs to michaela. >>> in washington, d.c. first lady michelle obama will present a prestigious award to an oakland based youth program. youth radio was chosen to receive the national arts and humanity award. the nonprofit teaches hundreds of students how to produce radio segments. the first lady will give the award to representatives at the white house in a few hours. >>> 4:54 is the time. traffic should be light. let's check in with sal. >> we are hoping, pam. we hope it stays this way. you reminded me earlier this is a short week. we'll see what happens on monday. usually by wednesday we don't have people going anymore. but today i think they we will. let's take a look at northbound 101. that traffic moves well. you can always drop me a tweet if you use twitter or send me an e-mail if your school is out. because i can get some information and pass it on to the viewers about that. it will make it easier for us on the roads this might be a week that some people have off. this is a look at westbound bay bridge. the traffic is moving alon
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Nov 28, 2012 4:30am PST
credit card several months ago. >> there was $700 at washington state. 2600 at mcdonald in nevada and $1.50 at embassy sweet and some -- suite and someplace i never heard of. >> the pub owner said he is spending $10,000 to upgrade his computer system and most of the banks had charges that were not theirs as well. >>> and a shooter targeted a house filled with people including children. we will have more from gilroy. >>> she was sexually abused in the $1,990. a science teacher she said abused her. now the $10 million suit was because they ignored her complaints about the abuse. two other similar women had similar complaints last month. >>> a san mateo teacher found in a ravine was found to have died of natural causes. he was considered missing and they found him they said he had a heart attack and died of natural causes. he was a teacher in union city. >>> the report says high levels of bacteria bought in pork and specialty stores. they tested 158 pork samples. nearly 70% tested positive for bacteria that causes food poisoning and several were resistant to antibiotics. >>> they now
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Nov 6, 2012 4:00am PST
u.s.a. more veterans are fighting for jobs in congress. a study by george washington university finds that more veterans are running in "winnable races" within their congressional districts. 107 veterans are on the ballot in today's election. the majority are running for re-election; however, depending on the vote, new names on the ballot could push the number of veterans in congress to the highest level since 1980. retailers are hinting at strong numbers this holiday season. a new survey from bdo usa shows retailers are the most optimistic they've been in 5 years. the flurry of new tablets and other gadgets coming onto the market in time for christmas could lead to especially strong sales of consumer electronics. the bdo survey projects total holiday sales increasing by 4.7%. the national retail federation predicts 4.1%. it's not clear if superstorm sandy will dent holiday sales. banks are still struggling to reboot following superstorm sandy. in an effort to help consumers dealing with the after-effects of the storm, jpmorgan chase, citigroup and wells fargo are waiving many f
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Nov 12, 2012 5:00am PST
washington state university has claimed investigations saying mike leach abused players. it comes as mark wilson quit the team. he is accused of humiliating and abusing players. >> the road scholar is waiting to hear if he will be able to get a private jet. they plan a run for the cross country championship in louisville and that's the same day as his road scholar in seattle. he will have to have a private jet to make it happen. they are looking into whether or not a private jet can be provided without break any ncaa rules. >>> 5:15 is the time let's check in with sal. >>> it is a pretty decent drive many people have the day off, we'll see about that, this is a look at interstate 880 and some schools are out so that may help. things look good in the coliseum, both in the north and the southbound direction. westbound bridge, no major trouble as you are driving into the city. it should be easy at this point. and this is northbound 280 getting up to highway 17 and traffic is getting along nicely. >> high clouds, cold, 40s popping up. it is going to be a fight between a couple of weak pressur
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Nov 28, 2012 7:00am PST
these vital issues, i think is bad add -- bad advice. >> reporter: reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 400,000 unemployed californians are closely watching the fiscal cliff. that's because benefits are due to expire december 29th unless congress extends them. >>> well, texas city leaders are asking for advanced warning in the event same-sex becomes formally legalized. this coming friday, the u.s. court will decide whether to review the challenge to prop 8. california's voter apressured ban on gay marriage. now, if the high court refusing to -- refuses to hear the case, the earlier ruling would make same-sex marriage legal in california. if that happens, they would need at least 24 hours to prepare for a flood of marriage license requests. >>> andre ward will defend his titles in two months. the super middleweight champ will fight his opponent in los angeles on january 27th. he defeated dawson in the oracle arena in september. he's undefeated since winning gold at the 2004 summer olympics. >>> oakland as players are donating some of their playoff
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Nov 11, 2012 7:00am PST
scholarship and they will head to washington d.c. for the national finals. and they will get a $100,000 scholarship. good luck to them. >> a very cold morning again. it is that time of year where the temperatures do start to drop. >> yes, it feels like a whole lot like winter. we have a gorgeous day in store. >> our temperatures are falling back into the 30s. i want to give you a shot. if you are headed up to the sierra, maybe you have a veteran's day holiday and you are looking at three days and now we are in the second. partly sunny skies. a lot of snow has fallen. reporting anywhere from a foot to a foot and a half. right next to it there, reported 6 inches in the last 24 hours. sunny sky assist in store for today. going to be chilly. 20s outside. and 40s into the rave noon. >>> here at home. 32. santa rosa. and low 40s. right around the bay. 37, redwood city and low 30s in palo alto and it is a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday morning. you mean going to show you all the way into next week. it can take until about friday when we see rain come our way. ridge of high pressure an
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Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
washington dc newsroom to tell us what's at stake at the court. >> reporter: we have a crew at the court now, same sex couples in california and across the country are eggerly awaiting any news today from the justices, they are going to go behind closed doors to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws, including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. supporters are hoping the court will let a allower court decision stand that overturned proposition eight. the city attorney of san francisco said if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff ono hand, to preform them. >> reporter: the justices are also going to announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any idea of what we may hear a decision in. >> in. >> reporter: we have been hearing a lot of different situations for how this news wi
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
washington state just legalized pot, but now they have to figure out how high is too high to drive? with alcohol, police can test the driver's blood alcohol content. but with marijuana, not so easy. there's no widely available test. lawmakers in colorado have tried and they failed to set a limit for marijuana users. the new marijuana law in washington state toss set a blood test limit for marijuana, but lawmakers are already getting set to challenge it. >>> sal, what's happening on the roads? >> we have some slow traffic in the east bay, because of a crash in fremont that's being cleared away, southbound 880 as you head out to the number you the freeway. this crash has made a mess of the morning commute. heading south from 238 heading to fremont, give yourself plenty of extra time. they are clearing up the crash.. it is just a terrible mess. moving along and looking at the live pictures, this is 280 northbound, looks better than it normally does. it looks good driving up through downtown san jose, slow around the corner into the valley. at the bay bridge toll plaza, steady and slow
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Nov 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
favorite pub. >> we have $700 charge at staples in washington state. >> reporter: emily henry says unusual charges on her husband's credit card started popping up months ago. >> $26 charge at mcdonalds in nevato. >> reporter: henry is also the editor of the concord patch news website. she recently discovered she's not the only customer who's had her information stolen. >> there was one commenter today said they've had thousands, thousands of dollars taken out. >> we're doing everything we can so this never happens again. >> owner j.j. fare says about 30 customers have told him their debit and credit card information was stolen so far. every time a busy swipes a credit card that information is collected by a third party so the business can get paid. but in this case, they believe that a hacker was able to infiltrate without even being in the business. >> reporter: did you pay cash? >> i did pay cash tonight. i did. >> reporter: we're told most of the customers have been refunded. >>> it was all caught on video, the video take a look at this it shows two men in a car pointing a gun r
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Nov 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the race for the white house is neck and neck. a new washington posttracking poll shows 49% of likely voters support president obama. while 48% say they're voting for his republican challenger mitt romney. >>> the candidates returned to the campaign trail this morning after several days off. >> right now we could be putting more people back to work now. fixing roads and bridges, making sure our schools are state of the art. >> reporter: the president is expected to travel nonstop until election day hitting the all important battleground states. he has set to return to ohio tomorrow. >> i'm going to reach across the aisle and meet with democrats who love america just like you love america, and there are good democrats like that. >> romney is expected to attend rallies in ohio and wisconsin tomorrow. >>> president obama received a big endorsement from new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he used this week's storm to highlight the president's warning about global warming. >>> the victim's wife says she still hasn't been allowed to see her husband's body. >> wilbur bartly's famil
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Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
soap opera style dealings in washington. >> the woman at the center of the scandal has yet to break her silence. broadwell is seen here in a lexus suv backing into her brother's home where she's been staying. the fbi is investigating general daniels. the fbi is looking into e- mails. >> you can assure someone went over the line with her because she's just not that type of person. >> reporter: petraeus stepped down last friday. his registration nation leaves lawmakers in a lurch. they were planning to hear from the general this week over the attack in benghazi. >> i will say that i think it's absolutely impartive that general petraeus come and testify. >> and today california representative nancy pelosi says while she has questions about why congress wasn't told earlier she considers what happens to be dishonorable. not a security risk. >> if it doesn't involve national security, the notification requirement doesn't trigger. if it involves poor behavior yeah it would have been nice to know before we saw it on tv. >> reporter: cea director held meetings on capitol hill explaining the
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
public comments on the scandal that is taking over washington. >> i have no evidence, at this point, from what i have seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had a negative impact on national security. >> in addressing the scandal, president obama said petraeus had an extraordinary career and that he served he his country with great distinction. petraeus resigned after his affair with paula broadwell came to light. we now know petraeus will testify before the intelligence committee regarding the deadly attack on the u.s. conso late in benghazi september 11th. republicans are calling for a watergate style hearing to investigate the issues surrounding the attack. what did the president know? when did he know it? what did he do about it? >> i don't think there is any debate in this country when you have four americans killed that is a problem. we have to get to the bottom of it. there needs to be accountability we have to bring those who carried it out to justice. they won't get any debate from me on that. >> it remains to be seen whether or not lawmak
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Nov 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
just tragic. >> reporter: at washington high school tonight where the girl was a freshman the principal told me that plans are being made to assist students with their brief. she also tells me that a moment of silence will be held tomorrow morning. i'm heather holmes, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> now to the south bay where authorities evacuated more than a dozen people after receiving reports of shortness of breath and skin irritation. this is developing news and matt keller has just learned within the hour what caused that strong odor that left so many people there feeling sick. >> reporter: monday night's are usually very busy at the club one here in the south san jose. but you can see there are very few cars or people here after an evacuation of woman's locker room. firefighters didn't take any chances inside using self- contained breathing apparatuses. personal trainer told me what happened right before they evacuated about 150 people from the building. >> one of my other clients came up to me and said, hey marlon there's something really strong in the bathroom. really strong
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Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
washington d.c. but they will not be on the white house thanksgiving dinner table. there they are. president barack obama is due to pardon one of those turkeys in an annual tradition. two birds are always delivered incase one becomes sick and the turkeys will live the rest of their days in mt. vernon. >>> trains will be longer than normal on wednesday and sunday to help airport travelers out of town. and others will be running on sunday's schedule and bart will run full length trains for any of those shoppers or somebody who has to work. >> i just got off the phone with dispatchers and bart is doing well and so are the other transit systems and as we check regularly we make sure nothing is going wrong. checking on the roads, 880 southbound, there are no major problems as you drive through and 880 is looking crowded so it does not look like it's going to be too much lighter, we'll see what happens. i am also looking good here in the south bayment we strong a lot of slowed traffic just yet according to the road sensor. >>> there is rain already in the north bay. mostly cloudy and wi
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Nov 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
washington, d.c. newsroom with the numbers and how they could certainly impact the presidential race just four days before election day. alison. >> reporter: and pam, it doesn't look like either candidate is going to get much new ammunition from this latest jobs report. let's take a look at the numbers. the labor department is reporting this morning the economy added 171,000 jobs last month. that is more than economists were predicting. the unemployment rate however picks up to 7.9% from 7.8% the month before. both presidential candidates will be putting their spin on the news coming up in the coming hours. arguing the recovery is not strong enough. president obama will likely tout the stronger than expected hiring numbers. it doesn't seem like these changes are significant enough at this point to be a game changer in the race. house speaker john tweeted mayb president obama can do. both capped dates will be cam -- candidates will be campaigning today in the make or break swing state of ohio. reporting live alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a new ktvu field poll shows a dramatic shift
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am PST
washington in this morning's weekly address he called for congress to extend the middle class tax cut. >> that's what drives me. that's what i campaigned on for the past year. that's what will gliadine in our work over the next four years. i'm willing to work with anyone of any party to move this country forward. >> the president also sounded positive about his meeting with congressional leaders. he said both parties are committed to rebussing the deficit and strengthening the economy which includes coming up with a deal to avoid the impending fiscal cliff. the impact of falling off that cliff could be horrible. in eight minutes a look at some of the people and programs that would be hit the hardest. >> a deputy sheriff accused of robbing a bank is scheduled to be in court on monday. yesterday we first aired this surveillance photograph. it was taken from video that was shot ten days ago as he stole $1,700 from a bank. authorities say that the photograph shows the 36-year- old deputy, police say his fingerprints were found on the note handed to the teller before joining the office he
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm PST
ballot. maryland and washington voters are -- asked to overturn it done by legislators. minnesota voters asked to change the constitution to define it as between a man and woman. six states have legalized it by legislation or court order. this is maryland earlier this year. 32 states have previously rejected gay marriage, proponents say they have been encouraged by national polling. 49% favor same sex marriage. maryland's turn out reported as very heavy. early returns just into the newsroom, 52% are approving same sex marriage. in maine, 53% approving it. minnesota no returns yet. the results in washington may not be known until the end of the week because of late mail in ballots. reporting live. >> now in addition to election results, reporters watching voter turn out, analysts have predict that fewer people will go to the polls this year compared to the last president alley election and david stevenson is in san francisco tonight to tell us what he is finding out about the question of turn out. >> reporter: the voting booths behind me here at the city hall are staying busy ahead
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
ahead in most of the battleground states but not by much. reporting live, from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >> now this emphasis on the battleground states in the presidential race is relatively new. president obama and mitt romney campaigned in only 10 states since the political conventions. compared to back in the 1960s presidential election john f. kennedy he campaigned in 49 states. and richard nixon visited all 50 states. some political experts say the current practice of focusing on so few states that distorts the entire electoral process. >>> it's 7:17. a ktvu field poll suggest fewer ballots will be cast today in california compared to the 2008 presidential election. despite a record number of people registering to vote. poll estimates about 12.75 million people will actually cast ballots in the state this year. that's compared to 13.74 million in 2008. one theory suggest people were more motivated four years ago because of the historic nature of the obama candidacy. >>> on the flip side voters using mail-in ballots are expected to reach a new high
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00am PST
washington and believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election, but mitt romney's campaign advisor says president obama are will win the state. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama of course won the election without florida's 29 electoral votes. >>> time 5:07. we have rain and wet roads and sal we have crashes. i don't think you're going to have friday light today. >> i'm still hoping but i think you might be right dave and pam. you should be especially careful on your way to work today. a ktvu photographer actually took some video of someone driving in the rain and this photographer, our photographer was driving out actually early, pounding rain on 880 a few hours ago. chp warns there are shrieky slick -- slick highways. there was hail earlier the in the east bay. be careful there could be pooling water especially near the off ramps. let's go to live pictures right now. you can see interstate 80 westbound, it l
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm PST
washington, d.c. for another four years. the question is, will he find cooperation that he talked about in this speech. in chicago, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> mitt romney made what many people called a gracious acceptance speech, it was not a speech accepting the president, saying he regretted he did not win it. ktvu's rita williams reports on the last minute of changes that through one hotel for a loop. >> reporter: this is what mitt romney faced this morning in boston. freezes temperatures and dark skies. the reality of being president was over. after mitt romney made his concession speech he made a decision to stay over night here. >> it is a moving target when you are working with the secret service. we didn't expect them to stay over night. >> reporter: supporters were left trying to figure out how republicans win next time. >> republican party needs to get their house in order. leave women alone. >> reporter: the winner here was boston. boston came out at least $20 million richer thanks to the romney campaign. 50 rooms for just family and staff, other hotels als
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Nov 27, 2012 4:00am PST
not likely to fall off the fiscal cliff. there are lots of rumblings coming out of washington. let's turn to scott bauer of trading advantage to talk about this alleged fiscal cliff. what do you think - and good morning - deal or no deal, scott? > > good morning angie. yeah, there is going to be a deal. it may not be later this week, it may not be next week, but i think at a minimum we are going to see congress, the president, everyone say, you know what, we are on the table together here, and even if we have to extend this three months, six months, we are going to get it done. there is no way with the recovery that we have seen - and i'm not talking about the stock market recovery, i am talking more of the consumer sentiment recovery, housing recovery - with what we have seen the last quarter of this year, there is no way that the guys in washington can harm that or add anything to take the momentum away from that. it just won't happen. > let's talk about the stock market. what levels are you watching here? > > 1390 really held yesterday, during the sell-off in the morning. that is
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Nov 9, 2012 7:00am PST
guy in washington." he believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> 7:04. they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election. but mitt romney's top campaign official in florida now says president obama will win the state. president obama leads romney in florida. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama won the election even without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> schools are scrambling to readjust their budgets after the passing of the proposition in california. schools will receive $14 billion more over the next four years than they would have if the measure had failed. high-earning californians may have to recalculate their budgets. under prop 30, people making more than $250,000 a year will pay up to 3% more in income taxes than in previous years. that's retroactive. and the sales tax is going up .25. >>> in a short while, some people will get extra help for the holidays. janine de la vega live in san jose where about 100 people camped out ove
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Nov 19, 2012 4:00am PST
washington is giving a lift to the stock market. the market made gains on friday, but it wasn't enough to wipe away losses for this week. in market action last week, the dow fell 1.8%, the s&p was down 1.5%, and the nasdaq edged lower by 1.8%. president obama is still traveling in asia today, where he is calling for continued political reforms. american pilots will vote again on a contract offer from the airline, which remains in bankruptcy. the pilots rejected a previous offer in august. and a quick check of gas prices shows the price of a gallon of unleaded dropped a couple of pennies last week, but is down dramaticaly from a month ago. let's get some trader thoughts now from scott bauer of trading advantage. happy monday morning to you scott. > > good morning angie. > > there is a lot of talk about this fiscal cliff as you know. but i am hearing that traders really believe there is already a backroom deal in the works. > > you know, that is what they say, and i tend to agree with that. there is no way, it's just inconceivable to think that something has not at least been in the work
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
. it's the drastic automatic spending cuts and tax cups that will take effect. a washington correspondent explains the sense of urgency. >> reporter: now that the election is over this is washington's next fight. tackling the nation's debt. expiring tax cuts, massive layoffs, it's hanging over the heads of the most powerful in the nation's capitol. >> right now if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up. >> reporter: the stakes haven't be higher. the nonpartisan congressional budget office says ignoring this fiscal crisis could throw merck back into a recession. john boehner called on the president to lead. >> this is his moment to engage the congress and work towards a solution that can pass both chambers. >> reporter: for the first time there looks to be signs of cooperation. a willingness to negotiate to find a solution. >> i'm not weighted to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: the president invited congressional leade
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Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
the new york area, flights to connecticut and washington d.c. were also canceled. >>> president barack obama back at the white house no time to celebrate his reelection victory because of major issues to deal with. the president and his family returned to the white house late last night and he called congressional leaders urged them to work together to cut through the washington gridlock. right now everybody is promising to cooperate. >>> it is a mandate for us to find a way to work together on the solutions to the challenges -- challenges we all faces a nation. >> we have to find ways to use that word which are disdainful of which i see is anee normsly large compromise. >> and they are looking into how to stop the nation from going off that fiscal cliff. >>> shoppers are turning out in groves in livermore this morning. ktvu channel 2 morning news claudine wong is out there this morning. beautiful boost for the local eek connie. -- economy. look at this nice long stretch of stores. >> reporter: we have some people getting ready for this 10:00 a.m. scheduled opening grand opening
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
he is the most reasonable guy in washington and he believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> they're still counting votes from tuesday's election but mitt romney's top campaign official is saying president obama will win florida. president obama leads mitt romney in florida, 49.9% to 49.3%. the romney campaigns says it expects the president's lead to get bilgier as more of the votes are counted. president obama was reelected without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> back over to sal who's checking in on the south bay right now. >> that's right and in the southeast bay we've had rain and just some drizzle and we can see it on this picture i'm going to show you, 237 is a little bit wet there and as rosemary had said a cell moved through and you could give yourself extra time. one of the biggest things that gets people in trouble is stopping distance, you're driving along, something happens and you can't stop in time and there's a wreck. just give yourself extra time and slow it down. and also be more aware. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am PST
their support and running mate paul ryan will return to washington after voters in wisconsin reelected him to represent the state's first district. now bay area republicans were left sad and disappointed. about 100 republicans gathered in walnut creek at masimos's restaurant. they watched the returns. however the celebration they planned never happened. after president obama's victory was announced many simply headed home. >> it's a pretty sad night here in the republican. there is a lot of people here thought romney communicated a message that resinated with america and disappointed he did not prevail. >> ironically i'm not feeling quite as sad as i thought i would. several of my dearest friends almost made me cry but not quite. >> while they are sad about romney's defeat republicans also point to other victories like maintaining control of the house of the representatives. the election did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats they still controlled the u.s. senate. the republicans still controlled the house of representatives. coming up at 5:15 what that means fo
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Nov 4, 2012 10:00pm PST
close, the gridiron offers a most reliable poll. the washington red skins have closed 17-1 in presidential prediction. the red skin rule goes as this. if the home team wins at home before the election the incumbent stays in office. however if the opponent loses, then so does the president. today the red skin lost to the panthers. indicating that mitt romney will win the white house. >>> occupied protesters will return to washington for a preelection day protest. the last occupy dc encampment joined by in february. they hope to show the government that quote, we are the 99%. telling protesters that no with weapons will be allowed and no violence will be tolerated. >>> a ktvu special report. >> i know that refinery workers at chevron and other refineries do fear retaliation. >> almost three months after that massive fire at chevron's refinery in richmond, tom vacar takes a closer look at safety concerns and what happens when chevron fails to act. >> and if you ride amtrak's capital corridor train listen up. where the train will not be stopping for the next two weeks. >>> in toni
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